Company: Nationwide Insurance
Position: Trial Attorney
Location: New York, NY
Description: Would you thrive in an environment where you can deliver top-quality legal services to support the mission of a Fortune 100 insurance company to protect people, businesses and futures with extraordinary care? If you possess the academic credentials, strong analytical skills and legal acumen needed for successful litigation work, our team may be the place for you!
Nationwide Trial Division is a national team with approximately 40 offices through six regions across the United States. Our Trial Attorneys are litigation attorneys with moderate civil litigation experience
in property and casualty insurance defense or subrogation. As a Trial Attorney, you’ll represent clients under both commercial and personal lines insurance policies as lead counsel, with moderate to low
guidance and oversight, and also may handle cases as part of a larger team as needed. Caseloads typically include a mix of cases, varying from low to moderate complexity, severity, product lines and
specialized concentrations. throughout all courts and agencies in the assigned jurisdiction(s). You’ll be expected to maintain a highly productive case volume that reflects our collective commitment to
Innovative thinking, effective collaboration, embracing technology and a highly organized and proactive approach to case management.
The concentration needed for the role is New York No-Fault/PIP; bodily injury auto and commercial auto experience are pluses.
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Education: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
License/Certification/Designation: Maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located.
Experience: Typically, more than three years of relevant civil litigation experience in property and casualty insurance defense or subrogation.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Has moderate litigation experience in property and casualty insurance defense or subrogation. Engages in moderately complex legal practices and procedures.
Effective and professional written and verbal communication skills. Highly collaborative, capable to work with staff and other attorneys on-site and remotely. Possesses strong negotiation skills. Ability to
process information efficiently and effectively. Excellent analytical and legal skills. Resourceful, creative problem solver. Computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same.
Capable of adapting to changes in the law and changes to technology in the law and court systems (e.g. electronic filings, etc.) Strong time management and organization skills. Decision making ability
to set work priorities and make recommendations. Strong legal research techniques. Stays in sync with the private practice of law policy and the ethical rules of the state where the position is located.
Must also acknowledge and follow all corporate and NTD policies and procedures.